Department of Engineering

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Cambridge joins collaborative project to strengthen the Internet of Things

20 Apr 2018

The Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), part of the Department of Engineering, has been selected to help enhance the Internet of Things (IoT) as part of a new collaborative project.

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Interdisciplinary Award for Engineering and Medicine to create the first fully-functional bioengineered bile duct

19 Apr 2018

Dr Athina Markaki and Dr Alexander Justin have been awarded a Rosetrees Trust Award for Interdisciplinary Research between Engineering and Medicine.

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Cambridge engineering research served up at Pint of Science festival

16 Apr 2018

What is the nanoscale and just how will we be interacting with computer interfaces in the future? Cambridge engineers will discuss these topics at the upcoming Pint of Science festival.

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Cambridge young entrepreneurs recognised by Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list

11 Apr 2018

Cambridge Engineering staff, students and alumni have made Forbes’ prestigious 30 Under 30 Europe list for 2018.

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Professor Janet Lees

Creativity and concrete: Recipes for better, greener infrastructure

10 Apr 2018

Humans consume a lot of cement. Global cement production in 2017 was a whopping 4.1 billion tons and hence equivalent to the weight of roughly 65 billion adults.

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Biomimetic infrastructure materials showcased at the Royal Society

09 Apr 2018

Biomimetic infrastructure materials, developed as part of collaborative research involving Cambridge engineers, have been showcased at an EPSRC event hosted by the Royal Society.

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Prescription bottle for Oxycodone tablets and pills on metal table

Identification of brain region responsible for alleviating pain could lead to development of opioid alternatives

05 Apr 2018

Researchers from the UK and Japan have identified how the brain’s natural painkilling system could be used as a possible alternative to opioids for the effective relief of chronic pain.

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Professor’s spectrogram design takes pride of place in Oxford synagogue

04 Apr 2018

Spectrograms, created by a Cambridge professor from ritual chants, have been engraved onto a wooden Ark to help mark an important anniversary.

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Alumnus Peter Stidwill is FableVision Studio's Executive Producer

03 Apr 2018

As FableVision’s Executive Producer, Alumnus Peter Stidwill leads the company’s effort to manage multiple animations, games, websites, videos, and museum exhibits simultaneously. 

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Sensors make the world’s first 3D printed steel bridge a ‘living laboratory’

28 Mar 2018

Mohammed Elshafie is collaborating with The Alan Turing Institute, Imperial College London and 3D printing company MX3D to monitor and analyse the performance of a 3D printed footbridge

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